Ambassador

H. E. Mr. Bhim K. Udas

Ambassador

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BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY

H. E. Mr. Bhim K. Udas, Ambassador of Nepal to Myanmar

Mr. Bhim Krishna Udas, newly appointed Ambassador of Nepal assumed his responsibility in Yangon on 26 May 2017, and presented his credentials to H.E. U Htin Kyaw, President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar on 27 June 2017, accrediting as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Nepal.

Prior to this assignment, Mr. Udas served for the United Nations system for 30 years, from January 1981 to December 2010, in 8 different countries namely, Pakistan, Rome (Italy), Armenia, Geneva, Jordan, Russia, Myanmar and Lesotho (in order of service). Of them, he served as WFP Country Director and Representative in five countries including, Myanmar from 2003-06.

In Geneva, Mr. Udas covered emergency operations of the World Food Programme globally for coordination and dissemination of information to other UN and international organizations. He also covered the conferences of ECOSOC and WHO and ILO Assemblies.

In WFP headquarters Rome, Mr. Udas was responsible for two regional emergency operations dealing with Afghan refugees and the 1991 Gulf crisis.

Mr. Udas was engaged in two development projects for 8 years in Nepal, prior to joining the UN system.

Mr. Udas graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Tribhuvan University in Nepal, and a Master degree in International Relations from the University of Peshawar, Pakistan in 1983. He attended a leadership crisis course in Kennedy School of Management, Harvard University, Boston, USA in 2005.

Mr. Udas was honoured with humanitarian medal by the Government of the Russian Federation in 2003, for rendering humanitarian services to the Chechen IDP operations.

Mr. Udas was the Founder of the Non-resident Nepali Movement started in 2002, and the Founder President of the Association of former International Professionals of the Multilateral Organizations established in Nepal in January 2015.